Xfce Desktop

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Alpine XFCE Desktop

Here are some ideas on what could be included in the Alpine XFCE Desktop.


  • web browser: midori
  • IRC client: xchat
  • Email client: sylpheed, claws-mail
  • File manager: thunar
  • Terminal: Terminal (xfce), aterm, mrxvt
  • PDF viewer: epdfview
  • BitTorrent client: transmission
  • Development editor/IDE: geany, xfce4-vala
  • Image viewer: gpicview, ristretto
  • login manager: slim
  • RDP client: rdesktop
  • Media player: parole (need fix for sound)
  • Media player(alternate): mplayer (best launched via command line to be able to specify sound/video backend that works best)
  • Word processor: abiword
  • Flash plugin (for youtube etc): swfdec (works poorly)
  • Printing: cups, xfprint
  • VNC client: remmina
  • System Profiler and Benchmark: Hardinfo
  • Personal organizer: Osmo
  • Other: wine


  • Spreadsheet: gnumeric
  • Flash plugin (for youtube etc): gnash?
  • Development: lua-gnome?, glade?
  • Input device hotplugging in xorg (switch to udev?)
  • Instant Messaging: pidgin